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CalZEV Coalition supports Innovative Clean Transit measure under consideration at California ARB; 100% zero-emission buses

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Californians for Zero Emission Vehicles (CalZEV), a coalition of public health, environmental and electric vehicle industry organizations, announced its strong support for the Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) measure currently before the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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How many Americans will buy an electric car in the next 5 years? Twitter poll results

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Last week, AAA told us that they expect that one out of five Americans who are buying a new car in the next five years to buy an electric car. It's a number that has been creeping up the past few years as AAA surveys American drivers about their attitudes regarding electric cars. Still, with electric cars accounting for less than 1 percent of all. Polls

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Kia unveils upgraded Sportage with diesel 48V mild-hybrid powertrain

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In Germany, Kia Motors revealed the upgraded Kia Sportage, introducing a range of enhancements to the brand’s European and global best-seller.

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300-mile Ford Mach 1 electric SUV may be based on Escape

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Ford has revealed precious few details about its new 300-mile range electric SUV, tentatively slated to be called the Mach 1. Now Autocar magazine in Britain has reported one more important detail: The Mustang-like crossover vehicle will be based on Ford's new C2 platform that it will share with the upcoming redesigned Escape, which is called the

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MIT team develops new lane-change algorithm for autonomous cars

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China will lead US in electric cars for this one reason

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People buy what they're familiar with. For a lot of consumers in China, that means electric cars. Buyers in China buy nearly four times as many cars as buyers in the U.S. That means more carbuyers in China have experienced them and understand their silent acceleration, their range capabilities, and easy charging. That's the clear message about

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Lightning Systems expands all-electric model lineup for Ford Transit with 150-mile-range version

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emissions solutions for commercial fleets, announced the LightningElectric Ford Transit product line ( earlier post ) will expand to include a 150-mile range version, adding to the 50-mile and 100-mile versions.

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BP invests in ultra-fast charging battery company StoreDot

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BP Ventures has invested $20 million in Israel-based ultra-fast charging battery developer StoreDot. Earlier post.) StoreDot has developed a lithium ion-based battery technology which enables ultra-fast charging for the mobile and industrial markets. Using this technology, StoreDot is also developing a new type of electric-car battery that will aim to achieve a charging experience that is comparable to the time spent to refuel a traditional car.

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Ford Mach 1 details, 450-mile Rivian electric truck, why China leads in electric cars, poll results: Today's Car News

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Our readers largely agree with AAA that 20 percent of American new-car buyers will go electric in the next five years. In China, even more buyers than that may choose electric cars. New details leak out about Ford's upcoming Mach 1 electric SUV. And secretive Rivian says it will reveal a pair of an 800-horsepower, 450-mile electric trucks at the

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